Drugs for the Heart
Expert Consult - Online and PrintBy
- Lionel Opie, MD, DPhiL, DSc, FRCP, Codirector, Cape Heart Centre annd Medical Research Councill's Interuniversity Heart Research Group; Professor of Medicine, University of Cape Town Medical School, Cape Town, South Africa; Visiting Professor, 1984-1998, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA
- Bernard Gersh, MB, ChB, DPhil, FACC, Professor of Medicine and Chair, Cardiovascular Education, Mayo Medical School; Consultant, Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
The new edition of this market-leading cardiac drug resource equips you with the latest advances in cardiovascular pharmacology, one of the most rapidly changing areas of medicine. It not only offers in-depth information on all of the drug classes used to treat heart disease, but also covers new drug classes, drug use for single and multiple problem management, and more. Dynamic full-color drawings illustrate key pharmacological and physiological actions, and a user-friendly organization directs you to the information you need. An increased emphasis on the practical use of drugs saves you valuable time in researching relevant information. A companion website offers access to the fully searchable book online, enabling you to quickly search the complete contents via drug, disease or drug action...wherever and whenever you need it.
Paperback, 592 Pages
Published: January 2013
1 ß-Blocking Agents
2 Nitrates and newer Antianginals
3 Calcium Channel Blockers4 Diuretics
5 Inhibitors of the Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone6 Heart Failure
7 Antihypertensive Therapies8 Antiarrhythmic Drugs and Strategies
9 Antithrombotic Agents: Platelet Inhibitors, Acute Anticoagulants, Fibrinolytics, and Chronic Anticoagulants10 Lipid-Modifying and Antiatherosclerotic Drugs
11 Metabolic Syndrome, Hyperglycemia, and Type 2 Diabetes12 Which Therapy for Which Condition?